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Anna Heath (Ruggles)

Birthdate: (86)
Birthplace: Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Death: 1758 (85)
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Capt. Samuel Ruggles and Ann Ruggles
Wife of Capt. William Heath
Mother of Peleg Heath; Samuel Heath and Lt. Samuel Heath, SR
Sister of Rev Thomas Ruggles, Sr; Nathaniel Ruggles; Elizabeth Bailey; Henry Ruggles and Huldah Hill
Half sister of Mary Ruggles; Captain Samuel Ruggles, Jr.; Joseph Ruggles; Hannah Ruggles; Sarah Ruggles and 4 others

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About Anna Heath

Laurel Logan:


ANNA, born Sept. 30,1672, married about 1693, William3 Heath, son of Peleg2, and grandson of William1 Heath, who came to Roxbury from England in 1632, and "Joined to the church." He was the brother of Elder Isaac, "so active in the church with Eliot, and with Eliot and Gook-in among the Indians." Wm.3 Heath married 1st, Hannah Weld about 1685; had two sons and three daughters. He had two sons and two daughters by Anna, the second wife. The first of the sons of the latter was Samuel4 Heath, born 27 Sept., 1701, who married in 1733, Elizabeth Payson, of one of the Nasing, Eng., families. Of the children of the latter marriage was William3 Heath, born March 2, 1736, who became the well-known Major-General Wm. Heath of Washington's army, - was the grandson of Anna.

Anna was included in a list of her brothers and sisters, heirs of Samuel5 Ruggles, of date 21 July, 1712, in the process of the settlement of her father's estate,-they sold to their brother, Samuel6 Ruggles, who was administrator;-"Thomas Ruggles of Guilford Conn. clerk & Mary his wife, Samuel Hill & Huldah his wife, of Guilford, Isaac Morris & Mary his wife William Heath & Anna his wife James Bailey & Elizabeth his wife all of Roxbury Co. of Suffolk, children and heirs of Capt. Samuel Ruggles late of Roxbury, deceased, sell to their brother Samuel Ruggles, &c.-July 24, 1712.

--Laurel Logan

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Anna Heath's Timeline

September 30, 1672
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
July 26, 1700
Age 27
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
September 27, 1701
Age 28
Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts
December 27, 1701
Age 29
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Age 85
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts